Alsace

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Skoda Kamiq: a fine family car, well-built, sturdy and with room for two adults in the back, all powered by a perky little three-cylinder 1-litre engine

We’ve come full circle in the SUV craze. Where once the abbreviation defined misplaced off-road work vehicles dressed for suburban shopping runs, it h(...)

Anthony Bourdain  in Dublin in 2004. Photograph: David Sleator

June 25th, 2019 would have been Anthony Bourdain’s 63rd birthday. But the American chef, writer and TV presenter took his own life in a hotel bathroom(...)

Marine Le Pen at a meeting in Saint-Ebremond-de-Bonfosse. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images

With the party’s history returning to haunt Le Pen, the RN leader talks about anti-Semitism, the gilets jaunes and her plan to undermine Brussels f(...)

French President Emmanuel Macron visits the vandalised Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim, eastern France, on Tuesday. French residents and public officials from across the political spectrum geared up Tuesday for nationwide rallies against anti-Semitism following a series of anti-Semitic acts, including the swastikas painted on about 80 gravestones at the Jewish cemetery. Photograph: Frederick Florin/ AP

For generations after the second World War, anti-Semitism remained a taboo in Europe – a disease that appeared to afflict only the most irrelevant big(...)

The great hall at Versailles was the site of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles which imposed swingeing terms on Germany and blamed it and Austria-Hungary for starting the first World War.

In mid-January 1919, amid revolutionary chaos in much of east-central Europe and a fierce civil war in Russia, the Paris Peace Conference convened to (...)

Onion and parsley salad. Photograph:  Emma Jervis

Onions are the unsung heroes of our kitchens and cooking. They are taken for granted and very seldom given centre stage. They are always available and(...)

European Parliament building in Strasbourg: MEPs meet there one week every month. The arrangement costs the EU €114m a year and critics have called for it to be scrapped. Photograph: Pascal Bastien/New York Times

A proposal to move a major EU agency from London to Strasbourg as part of a deal to close the European Parliament’s base in the French city could thre(...)

‘Starting out here as an au pair to a food-loving Bavarian family, I was fed on the grandmother’s home-cooked bread dumplings, apple strudel and stews.’

Throughout Food Month this November, Irish readers abroad will be sharing their favourite food experiences, memories and recipes from where th(...)

Alsace offers a range of great wines including a few light red wines and some very good rosés, but the region is best known for its fantastic dry white wines

Tucked away in a corner along the eastern border of France, Alsace is often passed over by wine lovers. I admit to being guilty of this myself. I cann(...)

Jumoke Akintola and Peter Hogan have opened a restaurant and takeaway at 6 Queen Street in Smithfield, alongside the Luas tracks

Baking academy courseThere’s a real hunger these days for good bread, as growing interest in the Campaign for Real Bread bears out. The Baking Academy(...)

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